Press Release

Hiltzik and Milone Named Power Women of Long Island

October 12, East Meadow, NY — Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP is pleased to announce that Samantha Hiltzik, an Associate in the Corporate/Securities and Nonprofit Practice Groups and Nicole Milone, an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group, will be honored by Schneps Media as Power Women of Long Island. The awards event will be held on November 18 at The Carltun from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

About Samantha Hiltzik

In Ms. Hiltzik’s corporate and securities practice, she concentrates on mergers and acquisitions involving privately held companies, commercial contracts, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, with aemphasis on securities law, including matters involving public and private offerings, periodic reporting, corporate governance and other general corporate matters.   In her non-profit law concentration, she counsels and advocates for not-for-profits and religious organizations in a wide variety of areas, including governance, regulatory matters involving the Internal Revenue Service (including 501(c)(3) qualification) and commercial matters.   Ms. Hiltzik earned a Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Sacred Heart University. As an undergraduate, she was a member of the NCAA Division I Women’s Track and Field Team.  She serves as a mentor to 4th and 5th grade students at Walnut Street Elementary School in Uniondale, as part of the Lawyers Involved in Kids’ Education (“LIKE”) Program. The LIKE program is affiliated with Mentor New York.  She is also a member of the Constantinople Armenian Relief Society (“C. A. R. S.”) in Bayside, New York. She is admitted to practice in the states of New York and New Jersey. 

About Nicole Milone

Ms. Milone handles a wide array of commercial litigation matters before state, federal and appellate courts.  She has represented clients in matters involving business divorces, civil RICO, fraud, contracts, telecommunications, unfair competition, and class action TCPA cases, to name a few. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Milone was a Litigation Associate at a boutique law firm in Manhattan where she handled commercial real estate litigation, ranging from commercial mortgage foreclosures to broker fee disputes. She also served as an Intern for the Office of the Nassau County Attorney where she assisted with the Mortgage Foreclosure Clinic at the Nassau County Bar Association and worked with the Nassau County Commission on Human Rights to combat housing and employment discrimination.  Ms. Milone earned Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Dean School of Law at Hofstra University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from James Madison University. While in law school, she worked with the Housing Rights/Law Reform Advocacy Clinic where she participated in the federal anti-discrimination lawsuit against the Village of Farmingdale that resulted in the creation of affordable housing units for displaced Latino residents. She was also a member of the Legal Emergency Aid Project, a group that raised money to travel to New Orleans, Louisiana over their spring break to assist the victims of Hurricane Katrina through volunteer legal work with the Pro Bono Project. She is currently a mentor in the Lawyers Involved in Kids’ Education program, which is affiliated with MENTOR New York, where she donates an hour weekly to a student at Walnut Street Elementary School in Uniondale.  Ms. Milone is admitted to practice in the state of New York and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. 

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About Certilman Balin

Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP has grown into Long Island’s second largest full-service law firm with offices in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Its 15 practice areas include: real estate, real property tax certiorari and condemnation, cooperative and condominium, land use, environmental law, corporate/securities, litigation, commercial lending, labor relations/employment law, bankruptcy and debtor/creditor rights, nonprofit/tax exempt and religious organizations, trusts and estates, elder law, telecommunications law, and criminal law.